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their morning session. president obama will address the issue of the affordable care act and those who have dropped 11:35 a.m. eastern time. go to c-span.org for more details. [captioning perfmed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, john a. boehner, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2013, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by the majority and minority leaders for morning hour debate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties with each party limited to one hour and each member other than the majority and minority leaders and the minority whip imited to five minutes, but in no event shall debate continue beyond 11:50 a.m. the chair recognizes the gentleman from oregon, mr. lumenauer, for five minutes. mr. blumenauer: thank you, mr. speaker. since 2006 when i introduced the legislation that game the iraqi special immigrant visa, i've been haunted by the prospect of the brave iraqi an
. but the sequester, as proposed by president obama, applies 50% of the cuts to less than 18% of the spending. the department of defense represents less than 18% of overall spending. due to the president's sequester, this year roughly 14,000 civilian men and women have been furloughed in the state of ohio as a direct result of the sequester. these forced furloughs have not only cost our state tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue but has negatively impacted nearly 30,000 men and women who work at wright-patterson and live in our community. if allowed to continue, i believe that the sequester will potentially result in a loss of 13,000 jobs, the loss of jobs matched with reductions in spending could cost our community in dayton roughly $8.6 billion. while it's important to note the impacts to dayton, we must also take into consideration the impact of our national security and the future of our country. the president promised sequester would not happen and yet the department of defense suffers under the effects of these drastic cuts. as many of the experts pointed out, sequestration will
is recognized for one minute. ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. president obama and the democrats who run washington spent a lot of time telling the american people that if they like their health care plan they could keep their health care plan. so what would they say to the four million americans who've had their insurance canceled under obamacare? what would they say to all the folks who've logged on to our house republican website at gop.gov and told us their stories of lost coverage? americans need real solutions, not the political fix the president proposed last week. the house passed our keep your health plan act with strong bipartisan support. that's a real solution, and we call on the senate to listen to the american people and support it. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back her time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> seek unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for one minute. >> i rise today t
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